Consultan Group Doctor on the Division of Non-Communicable Ailments of the Ministry of Well being Dr.Samitha Siritunga acknowledged that 35 folks die day-after-day resulting from numerous accidents.
He mentioned that 4 folks die each three hours resulting from accidents and 1 out of each 5 individuals who meet with accidents wants medical consideration.
Dr.Siritunga was talking at a press convention held at Renuka Resort in Colombo on Friday (23).
He mentioned that it’s estimated that about 3 to 4 million folks face accidents that deserve medical consideration, and accidents are among the many prime ten causes of loss of life on this nation.
He additionally acknowledged that round 12,000 folks in Sri Lanka die yearly resulting from accidents and accidents have develop into the primary explanation for loss of life within the economically productive age group between 15 and 44 years of age.